What are the main objectives of sustainable agriculture?

The main objectives of sustainable agriculture are:

  • Make the best use of the resources available
  • Minimize use of non-renewable resources
  • Protect the health and safety of farmworkers, local communities and society
  • Protect and enhance the environment and natural resources
  • Protect the economic viability of farming operations
  • Provide sufficient financial reward to the farmer to enable continued production and contribute to the well-being of the community
  • Produce sufficient high-quality and safe food
  • Build on available technology, knowledge and skills in ways that suit local conditions and capacity.

(Source: agritech.tnau.ac.in)

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